RaD Car Hire New Plymouth
Here at RaD Car Hire, we can help you enjoy your stay in the beautiful Taranaki Region on New Zealand’s North Island. Want to visit the beach and the mountains on the same day? Rent a car in New Plymouth a tour off-airport location, and you can reach the mountains or the surf in under 45 minutes. Take the famous Surf Highway 45, and enjoy world-famous surf spots such as the Kumera Patch and Stent Road.
Airport pick up and drop off service
We can provide a pick-up service from/to the New Plymouth Airport. Choose from a great selection of late-model vehicles. We also have mini-buses for sports clubs, schools, group outings and commercial vehicles.
Our branch address - how to find us
Our RaD New Plymouth Airport location is 592 Devon Street East, opposite the local Toyota agency in the Fitzroy area.
Frequently asked questions about rental cars in New Plymouth
Are New Plymouth airport pickup and drop off services available?
Yes! The RaD New Plymouth car rental depot is between the airport and the city centre, so we can arrange to pick up and drop off from/to the airport. Please email or phone the branch directly on +64 9 275 8620 to book or further assistance on our pick-up service policies.
What are some great local activities in New Plymouth?
For some local sightseeing, wander around the leafy Pukekura Park and stop in at the Tea House on the Lake for refreshments. Take a short drive in your RaD rental car along Surf Highway 45 on the west coast for some awe-inspiring 180-degree surf views. Head to Egmont National Park, and hike the rainforest trails at the base of a stratovolcano—Mount Taranaki.
How much does it cost to rent a car from RaD New Plymouth?
Our nationwide network allows us to bring you excellent daily rates so that you can experience more. All New Plymouth rental cars include standard insurance and GST, with no hidden charges. If you book your rental car in New Plymouth for longer, the more you save per day! Book in advance to avoid missing out during holiday periods. Grab an instant quote online now!
What is the price of fuel in New Plymouth?
New Zealand motorists are currently paying around NZD2.29 per litre for unleaded (91). You’ll find a Z-Waiwhakaiho petrol station just around the corner from our depot at the intersection of Devon and Smart Roads.
Can I hire a car for a week or longer?
Yes! There’s no time limit for car rentals in New Plymouth. In fact, the longer you book, the more savings you’ll enjoy per day!
Experience faster reservations and make an online reservation request now. Use our search form to enter your desired rental time, then select the vehicle for rent that suits your needs. Or, speak with our friendly team on 0800 73 68 23.
What is the best type of vehicle to drive in New Plymouth?
Our hatchbacks and sedans are great for zipping around the city centre. For a little more room, choose a 5-door wagon, SUV, an 8-seater people mover or a 12-seater coach. If you’re looking to transport items, we’ve got double-cab utility trucks and box trucks.
Why choose RaD Car Hire New Plymouth?
We’re the 4th largest car rental company in NZ with over 30 years in the industry. RaD offers excellent service and a wide range of affordable rental cars.
We're here to help make your visit a pleasant and stress-free one, so if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Speak with our helpful team now on 0800 73 68 23 or make your booking online. We look forward to assisting you with your car rental needs on your next trip to the North Island of New Zealand.